Articles

February 16, 2017

By now, most tennis fans know about the promised date that Canadian star Eugenie Bouchard had with a Twitter fan after the New England Patriots completed its comeback against the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl.

February 15, 2017

How many times have you tried to resist the last chocolate chip cookie on the plate and succumbed to your craving? Or, how many times have you tried to resist the scoop of ice cream that has your name on it and ended up with a triple scoop sundae when you are clearly determined to reduce some weight.

February 15, 2017

With the demands of the sport, it is common to see tennis players dealing with anxiety, stress, and overwhelming complications that take place in the mind. The mental aspect of the game is sometimes even more important and critical to look at than the physical.

February 14, 2017

Over the past 12 years, I have been very interested in understanding performance differences in tennis coaches and their standards. Some are recreational coaches, some are assistants, some are head tennis pros … all the way to tennis directors and everything in between. 

February 13, 2017

The United States defeated Germany 4-0 in Fed Cup play over the weekend at the Royal Lahaina Resort in Maui, Hawaii, booking a spot in the semifinals.

February 13, 2017

Local New Yorkers Noah Rubin and Jamie Loeb were on the other side of the world this past week, and both of them are coming home with singles titles at the Launceston International over the weekend.

February 10, 2017

Noah Rubin just wrapped up his first full year as a professional tennis player and, as the Long Island native will admit, it was an up and down season, but he is chomping at the bit to get back onto the court in 2017.

February 10, 2017

Facing McEnroe takes an inside look at one of the most unique champions in modern tennis, John McEnroe.  Written and compiled by Mark “Scoop” Malinowski, the book is composed of exclusive interviews with over 60 players who discuss their memories and experiences of what it's like to compete against the former Wimbledon, US Open and Davis Cup champion John McEnroe.   

February 9, 2017

In the November/December 2016 edition of New York Tennis Magazine, I discussed the four options players have when facing a determined cheater. In Part II, I will explore some specific actions and plans that players can take to help ameliorate the cheater's negative impact.

February 8, 2017

For 76 weeks, Andy Murray took a backseat to Novak Djokovic in the ATP Men’s Singles World Tour Rankings. But the Briton ever so slightly trimmed away at the deficit and it all culminated just a couple of months ago, when he finally leapfrogged Djokovic, becoming the 26th player to reach the top spot and ending Djokovic’s 122 consecutive week reign.

February 8, 2017

The U.S. Open Series will no longer be sponsored by Emirates, as the airline is ending its deal with the circuit two years before it is set to expire, according to reports in the Sports Business Journal.

February 7, 2017

Caroline Wozniacki had one of her toughest years as a professional in 2016, and the Danish star hit a bit of a crossroads in the middle of the season when an ankle injury forced her out of action for months. But her mental fortitude and fighters mentality allowed her to have a resurgent conclusion to the year.

February 7, 2017

The number one ranked American male Jack Sock was in New York City on Monday, putting on a clinic for kids at Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club and promoting the 10th anniversary of the BNP Paribas Showdown, which is set to hit Madison Square Garden on March 10.

February 6, 2017

The St. John’s women’s tennis team recorded its third victory of the spring season on Sunday, defeating Yale 5-2 in a road contest at the Cullman-Heyman Tennis Center in New Haven, Connecticut.

February 6, 2017

The United States Davis Cup team routed a star-less Switzerland team over the weekend, winning all five flights to notch a 5-0 win over the Swiss in the World Group first round at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama.

February 3, 2017

Many people view having a purpose as a reason for being. Others see it simply as an intention or objective. But in both cases, it gives a particular direction to life and–when pursued correctly–a tremendous amount of satisfaction.

February 3, 2017

The selection of a coach is one of the most important decisions that can be made for a young player. There is no perfect coach or coaching style, as each relationship is unique and must be a strong fit. 

February 2, 2017

One of the joys of teaching 10 & Under Tennis is hearing young students shout out, “I made the sound, I made the sound.” They are telling me they are experiencing feedback, one of sport’s most satisfying pleasures.

February 2, 2017

When she was just five-years-old, Sarah Youngberg went to the U.S. Open, witnessing tennis up close and personal for the first time in her life … she was hooked.

January 31, 2017

St. John’s standout freshman Jessica Livianu was born with tennis in her blood as the daughter of a former professional player, but her passion for tennis was not an overnight occurrence.

January 30, 2017

Taste of Tennis announced that Citi is the title sponsor of Taste of Tennis Miami and will take place on Monday, March 20, 2017 and kicks off the two weeks of tennis excitement in Miami at the Whisper Lounge, located on the 50th floor at W Miami on Brickell Avenue.

January 30, 2017

The 20th Annual "Road to the Little Mo Nationals" circuit begins in March with 18 sectionals planned around the USA in the spring, leading up to four regionals in the summer and culminating with the "Little Mo" Nationals at the end of September. It will also be offering three international tournaments (California, New York, and Florida) for players from the USA and worldwide.

January 30, 2017

One-On-One Doubles Tennis, the half-court serve-and-volley Singles game played crosscourt including the alley, returns to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center April 28-30, 2017 as a USTA National Category III Tournament. 

January 27, 2017

American Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova captured their fourth Grand Slam title as a duo, coming back from a set down to defeat Andrea Hlavackova and Peng Shuai 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-3 and win the Australian Open women’s doubles title.